adjective Date: circa 1874 existing, carried on, or participating in activities between colleges <
intercollegiate athletics

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Intercollegiate — In ter*col*le gi*ate, a. Existing or carried on between colleges or universities; as, intercollegiate relations, rivalry, games, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intercollegiate — [in΄tər kə lē′jit] adj. between or among colleges and universities …   English World dictionary

  • intercollegiate — in|ter|col|le|giate [ˌıntəkəˈli:dʒıt US tər ] adj [only before noun] intercollegiate competitions, especially sports competitions, happen between teams from different colleges intercollegiate athletics/sports etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • intercollegiate — [[t]ɪ̱ntə(r)kəli͟ːʤət[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Intercollegiate means involving or related to more than one college or university. [AM] ...the first intercollegiate gymnastics team championship. Ant: intramural …   English dictionary

  • intercollegiate — adjective intercollegiate competitions are between members of different colleges: an intercollegiate football game …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • intercollegiate — /in teuhr keuh lee jit, jee it/, adj. 1. taking place between or participating in activities between different colleges: intercollegiate athletics. 2. of, pertaining to, or representative of two or more colleges. [1870 75; INTER + COLLEGIATE] * * …   Universalium

  • intercollegiate — adj. Intercollegiate is used with these nouns: ↑athletics, ↑sport …   Collocations dictionary

  • intercollegiate — in|ter|col|le|giate [ ,ıntərkə lidʒət ] adjective usually before noun involving students or teams from different colleges: intercollegiate sports …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • intercollegiate — UK [ˌɪntə(r)kəˈliːdʒət] / US [ˌɪntərkəˈlɪdʒət] adjective [usually before noun] mainly American involving students or teams from different colleges intercollegiate sports …   English dictionary

  • intercollegiate — adjective Of, pertaining to, or taking place between two or more colleges …   Wiktionary

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